J. Lo Circling Smith-Produced Remake of ‘Overboard’

Jennifer LopezAccording to The Hollywood ReporterJennifer Lopez is in talks to star in the remake of romantic comedy Overboard. Will Smith‘s Overbrook is producing the redo for Columbia.

The 1987 original starred Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn and was directed by Garry Marshall. The film centers on a wealthy, snobbish woman who hires a local carpenter to do some work on her yacht. When she falls overboard and suffers amnesia, the carpenter takes her home and makes her believe she’s his wife and mother to his three kids.

Adam Cooper and Bill Collage worked on the current script, as did Leslie Dixon.

Smith is producing with James Lassiter.

Lopez, who hasn’t appeared in a movie since 2006’s El Cantante, next stars in The Back-up Plan, which opens April 23.

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